Pakistan News

Pakistan, officially known as the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is the 6th most populous and 33rd-largest country in the world covering an area of 881,913 square kilometres. It is a predominantly Urdu speaking nation with Islam being the most followed religion. A civil war in 1971 resulted in the formation of an independent Republic of Bangladesh which before the war was part of Pakistan.

05 Feb 2023

Pervez Musharraf

Pervez Musharraf: Pakistan's military ruler and president to proclaimed absconder

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf—who had been living in self-exile in the UAE since 2016—passed away on Sunday after a prolonged battle with amyloidosis.

05 Feb 2023

Pakistan Super League

Pakistan: Massive blast near police headquarters in Quetta, 5 injured

At least five people were injured in a massive explosion outside the police headquarters in Quetta, Pakistan, Dawn reported.

05 Feb 2023

Pervez Musharraf

Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf passes away aged 79

Former Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf (Retd) passed away following a prolonged illness at a United Arab Emirates (UAE) hospital on Sunday, Dawn reported. He was 79.

02 Feb 2023


Peshawar mosque blast could be an inside job, probe underway

The suicide bomb attack at a mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Monday could be an inside job, reports say, looking at how the bomber managed to bypass the security check.

31 Jan 2023


Peshawar mosque blast: Death toll reaches 100, TTP claims responsibility

The death toll from a suspected suicide bomb attack at a mosque in Pakistan's northwestern Peshawar city on Monday has risen to at least 100 on Tuesday, CNN reported.

30 Jan 2023


Pakistan: Blast rocks mosque in Peshawar; 28 dead, 150+ injured

At least 28 people were killed and 150 others were injured after a suicide bomber reportedly blew himself up at a mosque in Pakistan's northwestern Peshawar city on Monday.

Pakistan hikes petrol, diesel prices by PKR 35/liter amid crisis

Pakistan announced a whopping PKR 35/liter price hike on petrol and diesel on Sunday, Reuters reported.

29 Jan 2023


Pakistan: Karachi-bound bus falls into ravine in Balochistan, 41 dead

At least 41 people were killed and several others were injured in Pakistan when a speeding passenger coach fell into a ravine in Lasbela district's Bela area in the southwestern Balochistan province in the early hours of Sunday.

27 Jan 2023


India wants to change Indus Waters Treaty, cites Pakistan's 'intransigence'

India issued a notice to Pakistan on Wednesday expressing its wish to modify the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) of 1960, blaming the latter for "intransigence" regarding the treaty's implementation.

Pakistan seeks bailout amid crisis as currency hits all-time low

The removal of the unofficial price cap in Pakistan saw its currency's largest single-day decline as it plummeted 9.61% to Rs. 255.43 against the US dollar on Thursday.

After Shehbaz Sharif's 'peace' remark, India invites Pakistan's foreign minister

India has invited Pakistan's Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari to participate in a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) to be held in Goa in May.

25 Jan 2023

Mike Pompeo

India-Pak were on brink of nuclear war after Balakot: Pompeo

Mike Pompeo, former United States (US) Secretary of State, revealed that ex-Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj informed him that Pakistan was plotting a nuclear strike after the 2019 Balakot airstrike in February.

25 Jan 2023

Academy Awards

Saim Sadiq's Pakistani film 'Joyland' to get released in India

Saim Sadiq's debut feature Joyland is one of the breakthrough films of the year. The makers have announced that the film will be released in India soon along with some other countries.

24 Jan 2023

TV News

Watchlist: New fan of Pakistani serials? Listing 5 must-watch dramas 

Pakistan is a treasure trove of rich culture, with no dearth of splendid art, music, films, and TV dramas.

23 Jan 2023

Shehbaz Sharif

Pakistan: Massive power outage hits major cities; here's what happened

Pakistan faced a major power outage on Monday (January 23) following a major breakdown in the country's National Grid system, reported Reuters.

17 Jan 2023

Dawood Ibrahim

Dawood Ibrahim remarried Pakistani woman: Haseena Parkar's son tells NIA

Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's nephew Ali Shah revealed the fugitive gangster has married again, this time a Pakistani Pathan woman, and changed his address, reported ANI.

17 Jan 2023


UNSC: Abdul Makki designated 'global terrorist' months after China's blockade

The United Nations Security Council's (UNSC) Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da'esh) and Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee designated Pakistan-based Abdul Rehman Makki (74) as a global terrorist late on Monday.

15 Jan 2023


Delhi: 2 terror-accused behead man, send video to Pakistani handler

Two men were arrested by the Delhi Police's Special Cell for reportedly having links to a terror organization, as per The Indian Express.

05 Jan 2023

Weird Stories

Pakistani man with 3 wives and 60 children, wants more

Someone's on a baby-producing spree!

02 Jan 2023


'Pathaan's 'Besharam Rang' copied from Sajjad Ali's song? Find out

In a short time, Besharam Rang, the first track released from Pathaan has become one of the most controversial songs.

30 Dec 2022

Fawad Khan

'The Legend of Maula Jatt' isn't releasing in Indian theaters 

In what has come as a disappointing piece of news to Indian cinephiles, the release of the Pakistani film The Legend of Maula Jatt has been postponed.

30 Dec 2022

Sindh province

Pakistan: Hindu woman killed, beheaded, skinned in Sindh; India reacts

A Hindu woman was gruesomely murdered in Sinjhoro town, in Pakistan's Sindh province. Her body was reportedly found on Wednesday with a severed head and breasts, and skin peeled off.

27 Dec 2022


Suzuki to shut down production in Pakistan in January 2023

The woes of the automobile industry in Pakistan continue unabated.

25 Dec 2022

Indian Army

J&K: Army, police seize 'war-like stores' in Uri arms bust

The Indian Army on Sunday said that it has seized "war-like stores" in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.

Imran Khan's ex-wife Reham Khan marries for third time

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's former wife Reham Khan announced on social media that she married actor and model Mirza Bilal Baig in a ceremony in the United States.

23 Dec 2022


Pakistan: Suicide attack rocks Islamabad, one policeman killed, several injured

A suicide bomber reportedly blew himself up in Pakistan's Islamabad on Friday.

Udaipur tailor's murder: NIA chargesheets 11 perpetrators including 2 Pakistanis

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday named 11 accused, including two Pakistani nationals, in its chargesheet in the murder case of Udaipur-based tailor Kanhaiya Lal.

22 Dec 2022

Fawad Khan

'The Legend of Maula Jatt' gets new Indian release date

As per recent developments, the Pakistani film The Legend of Maula Jatt will be released in India on December 30, 2022.

Imran's 'phone sex' audio goes viral; PTI cries foul play

Imran Khan, former Prime Minister of Pakistan, has landed in a fresh controversy after purported audio clips of his "sex call" with two other women recently went viral on social media.

16 Dec 2022

S Jaishankar

Try to be good neighbor: Jaishankar tells Pakistan at UNSC

Chiding Pakistan at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday termed it an epicenter of terrorism that needs to clean up its act and be a good neighbor.

15 Dec 2022

Bollywood Films

Fawad to Mahira: 5 Pakistani actors who worked in Bollywood

Actor Fawad Khan's film The Legend of Maula Jatt is making headlines every day. Touted as one of the most expensive Pakistani movies, recently Ranbir Kapoor congratulated the film's team for its success.

14 Dec 2022

Zika Virus

Zika vaccine will be available in India soon: NTAGI chief

The National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) chief Dr. NK Arora said on Tuesday that efforts are on to develop a Zika virus vaccine in India to combat potential epidemics.

30 Nov 2022

Shoaib Malik

Sania Mirza-Shoaib Malik divorce: Pakistani actor Ayesha Omar breaks silence

Pakistani actor Ayesha Omar spoke about her alleged link-up with cricketer Shoaib Malik.

30 Nov 2022

Bomb Attack

Pakistan: 2 dead, 24 injured in suicide blast in Quetta

Two people lost their lives, while 24 others suffered multiple injuries in a suicide bomb attack in the Baleli area of Quetta near Balochistan province of Pakistan on Wednesday.

29 Nov 2022

Fawad Khan

Happy birthday Fawad Khan! Looking back at 'Kapoor & Sons'

Pakistani actor Fawad Khan swayed fans with his skills in both India and Pakistan. Indian viewers got the first glimpse of the actor in Zindagi Gulzar Hai and the show was loved for his portrayal of Zaroon.

24 Nov 2022

Shehbaz Sharif

Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif names Asim Munir as new COAS

Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif chose Lieutenant General Asim Munir as the country's new chief of the army staff (COAS) on Thursday, Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb stated on Twitter.

Honey trapping: MEA driver passes confidential information to Pakistan, arrested

A driver working with the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has been caught passing confidential and sensitive information to a Pakistan Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agent.

18 Nov 2022

Narendra Modi

Anti-terror NMFT conference: PM Modi takes veiled dig at Pakistan

Delivering the inaugural address at the third "No Money For Terror (NMFT) Ministerial Conference" in Delhi, PM Narendra Modi said new finance technologies were being used to fund terrorism.

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